Oil and Gas Rotary Rig Counts

January 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Oil and Gas Rotary Rig Counts

The total number of operating rigs in the U.S. the week ending December 31st was 1,048 with 860 being oil and 186 gas. In percentage terms, on a month on month, (m/m) basis, oil rigs were [...]

Currency Report

January 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Currency Report

The dollar Broad Index posted a reading of 103.0419 for December, up 1.1% month on month. On a twelve moving average, year on year, (y/y) comparison, the Broad Index was up 6.4%. Table 1 lists [...]

The Baltic Dry Index

January 5th, 2019|Comments Off on The Baltic Dry Index

The Baltic Dry Index (BDI), for December tumbled 353 points to 1,192 month on month (m/m), a 22.8% decline. Changes on a m/m comparison can be exhibit wild swings as was the case in November. When [...]

Currency Report

December 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Currency Report

The dollar Broad Index posted a reading of 99.78 for December, up 0.6% month on month h. On a twelve moving average, (12MMA) year on year, (y/y) comparison, the dollar was down 3.2% against the [...]

U.S. Steel Capacity Utilization

September 10th, 2018|Comments Off on U.S. Steel Capacity Utilization

The total tonnage for the week ending September 8th was 1,879 million tons, (Mt) at a capacity utilization rate of 80.2%, which is the highest utilization since August 2014. For the first 36 weeks of [...]

Currency Report

September 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Currency Report

The dollar Broad Index posted a reading of 100.92 for September, up 1.7% month on month. On a twelve moving average, (12MMA) year on year, (y/y) comparison, the dollar was down 1.6% against the Broad [...]

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